Day 2: Ahipara to Waipua Forest, 120 km. The Donkey contemplates contemplation March 1st 2018 Day 2: Ahipara to Waipua Forest, 120km, The Donkey contemplates contemplation.
Day 2 was a big day for Showpony and the Donkey, not only because of the distance. The hills were unrelenting, one after another. In total they climbed at least 9 big hills, that is not counting the many undulations in between the hills. The total climbing they did on day 2 was more than 2000 meters according ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Dargaville The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more